Top 10 National Parks For Hiking

Where are the top national parks for hiking?

KURU footwear analyzed 63 national parks and came up with its Top 10 for hiking.

You will have to take a long road trip to get to any of them.

California boasts three of the top 10 national parks for hiking.

Top 10 National Parks for Hikers in 2024:

  • Yosemite National Park (CA)
  • Great Smoky Mountains National Park (NC/TN)
  • Yellowstone National Park (WY)
  • Olympic National Park (WA)
  • Shenandoah National Park (VA)
  • Glacier National Park (MT)
  • Rocky Mountain National Park (CO)
  • Sequoia National Park (CA)
  • Grand Canyon National Park (AZ)
  • Kings Canyon National Park (CA)

Hiking every trail in the U.S. National Parks would take 11 years if you did one trail per day.

For more detailed insights and to view the full ranking of all 63 U.S. National Parks, please see our full report here: 



A man and woman hiking the trail on a mountain ridge.

Photo from Alpha Media Portland OR